Have your checked the legal expertise of a litigation solicitor in London UK?

by Hudson Mckenzie Lawyers and Solicitors who understand you

How to check and verify the expertise of a litigation solicitor so you can choose the best lawyer to claim personal injury compensation?

A litigation solicitor is a lawyer who acts for either a Claimant or Defendant in litigious cases such as personal injury claims. If you are making a claim for compensation you are considered the Claimant in the action.

Such claims are taken as litigious as you are claiming compensation from the Defendant and unless the Defendant concedes liability and makes an offer of settlement the claim will become litigated or in other words the claim will be issued at court with the inevitable conclusion that there will be a winner and loser.

What is the expertise a litigation solicitor UK should have?

There is an inordinate skill in preparing a claim for court and arguing the claim. Many lawyers hold themselves out as a litigation solicitor UK, but may not have taken very many claims to trial.

A good litigation solicitor UK will have had many claims go to trial and reaches a successful outcome for the Claimant – this will generally not only winning the claim, but also recovering the exact amount of compensation.

How can you check the legal expertise of a litigation solicitor UK?

The Law Society for the different countries that make up the UK will have records of the expertise and date of qualification of litigation lawyers in London. There are three Law Societies – England and Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland.

There are various types of litigation solicitor UK. For compensation claims for personal injury the solicitor is known as a personal injury litigation solicitor and for a civil claim, such as house repossession, the solicitor is known as a civil litigation solicitor.

Also basis the amount of compensation your claim is likely to be worth solicitors may need different levels of experience. For example a claim worth over £50,000 will need a solicitor who is familiar with High court multi-track work whereas a claim worth between £1,000 and £1,500 will require a county court fast track solicitor.

Personal injury claims are integrally complex.

Litigation solicitors in London have right from the outset of your claim should prepare your claim as though it will have to go to court. In the majority of claims do not go to court as the claim settles prior to issuing proceedings.

For the claim to settle at the correct sum of money however your solicitor should have left no stone unturned and included all your correct losses supported by evidence.

A litigation solicitor UK needs also to instruct and understand reports from other experts such as medical experts, engineers etc. and this in itself is an involved skill.

In regard to cost, it is understood that the loser pays the winners costs, but there are various ways of ensuring your solicitor’s legal fees and costs are paid in any event.

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